So . . . The Great American Melodrama in Oceano proudly proclaims they have been “Making Merriment Since 1975.” No truer statement has been uttered—ever—and the proof is in the Melodrama’s most recent production, “The Mark of Morro.”
This year’s “Holiday Extravaganza” keeps The Great American Melodrama’s reputation for talent and tradition alive.
Whether the lovers in “The Fantasticks” end up with a happy ending isn’t really the point; by show’s end you’ve gotten the message that “without the hurt the heart is hollow.”